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2 hrs ago | Brunswick News

Downtown Brunswick smell no cause for concern

Brunswick Fire Chief Randy Mobley says that a smell permeating the downtown area is not hazardous to anyone's health and there is no cause for alarm.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Possible chemical cloud settles over Glynn Academy, sickening one student, delaying class changes

Terry.Dickson@jacksonville.com - 9/22/14 - A Glynn County ambulance crew picked up a Glynn Academy student who suffered an asthma attack when a visible cloud with a chemical smell settled over the campus Friday morning.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Military says about 70 percent of troops' vehicles being shipped will be late

The company hired to deliver the personal vehicles of troops and civilian defense workers around the world has successfully transported just 7,987 out of the 27,358 vehicles it is shipping and 70 percent of those still in transit will arrive late, according to an email by military officials released this week.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Effingham Herald

Not just another tool in the toolbox

A recent public meeting held on the topic of aquifer storage and recovery conspicuously neglected other relevant water-management problems and opportunities.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Jekyll Island, GA, Brunswick, GA

Brunswick News

City to sell land to surgeon for $75,000

Brunswick officials Wednesday approved the sale of a surplus city-owned property, a move that will provide an additional $75,000 for the city's coffers.

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Brunswick News

Flooding carries dumpster away

Emory Boyd, owner of Boyd's Transmission on Norwich Street, found that the Dumpster behind his business floated away during heavy rain last Friday and ended up in the back yard of the house across the street, along with a bunch of other debris.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Brunswick, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Former St. Simons Coast Guard station eyed for World War II museum

The former Coast Guard Station could house a museum if the Coastal Georgia Historical Society raises an additional $700,000 by year's end.

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Related Topix: St. Simons, GA, St. Simons Island, GA

Business Journal

Four Georgia hotels in running for national historic hotel awards

Four Georgia hotels are in the running for Historic Hotels of America's 2014 Awards of Excellence.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA, St. Simons Island, GA

Brunswick News

Drainage fixes set to improve park

Glynn County Public Works employees use an excavator Tuesday to take down trees bordering Baldwin Park on Myers Hill Road in order to dig a drainage ditch.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bryan County News

Southern pine beetles have showed up in South Bryan.

The same spot, after the southern pine beetles forced the McCanns to have an estimated 700 trees removed from their property.

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Related Topix: Bryan County, GA, Georgia, Entomology, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Congressmen call for hearings into contractor's loss of service members cars

Two metro-east congressmen -- U.S. representatives Bill Enyart, D-Belleville; and Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville -- said Monday they want the House Armed Services Committee to hold hearings on problems with a federal contractor that led to the disappearance of hundreds of privately owned vehicles belong to military members who have served overseas.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Brunswick, GA

Wall Street Journal

Property Image

Great oceanfront property, near the Village and Pier on St. Simons Island. Boasting almost 4,700 square feet,with views from almost every room, this newly constructed oceanfront house is a wonderful getaway or full timeresidence.Vaulted, beamed ceilings in many of the rooms opens this house up nicelty.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA

Examiner.com

Grant returns to Ghost Hunters but for how long?

With fall fast approaching, the popular cable network, The Syfy Channel announced it's plans for their 31 Days of Halloween viewing schedule.

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Related Topix: Ghost Hunters, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Brunswick, GA

Brunswick News

Colombian finds home at college

Diana Leal was recently named Outstanding Staff Member of the Year by the College of Coastal Georgia where she works in the Office of Instructional Effectiveness.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Blame shifts in auto delays

Hundreds of U.S. troops and civilian defense workers complain that the company hired to ship their personal vehicles after they relocate is delivering them weeks, even months late.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

COPY-Brunswick area reporting record tourism year

Authorities in northeast Georgia say a man is facing criminal charges after his gun accidentally discharged and fatally wounded a Texas woman.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, Georgia, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

The Florida Times-Union

Former foster child finds shelter in college life

Terry.Dickson@jacksonville.com Shamara Thomas stands in front of the one-bedroom house in Brunswick where her mother, a crack addict, abandoned her at age 11. Thomas' home for the last five years has been a dormitory at the College of Coastal Georgia.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Brunswick area reporting record tourism year

The Brunswick News reports the Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau , during its fiscal year that ended June 30, for the first time saw lodging tax revenues exceed $5 million.

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA, Jekyll Island, GA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Ga. vets treating sea turtle bitten by shark

The Savannah Morning News reports the injured loggerhead sea turtle was found by a group taking a weekend tour of Ossabaw Island.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

Belleville News Democrat

Scott AFB at center of probe into beleaguered vehicle shipment program

The complaints about the missing cars are one reason the United States Transportation Command, which awarded the contract last year to International Auto Logistics, of Brunswick, Ga., took the unprecedented step of announcing Friday night it was sending out survey teams next week to car processing centers across the globe to look for the missing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA, US Military, US Air Force, US Army, US Navy

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